Children’s Advocate appointed

hrwebsiteThe human rights team; from left to right: H.Mauyoma,Chief legal officer, D.Coetzee, senior legal officer, I. Cupido, children’s advocate& A.Haita, senior social worker

The office of the Ombudsman is proud to announce that we now have a Children’s Advocate. She will work closely with other stakeholders amongst others, the Ministry of Gender Equality and Child Welfare, Ministry of Health and Social Services and civil society organizations to ensure the rights of the Namibian child are protected and enforced. Asocial worker and two lawyers that form part of our Human rights division will work closely with the children’s Advocate